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Legal Counsel - Competition Law (f/m/d)

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



For our Competition Law Team in Düsseldorf we are looking for YOU!



What we offer
At Uniper we value a sustainable balance for the work done by our employees. Therefore, we offer extensive individual compensation packages consisting of a basic salary, a company pension and performance bonuses. At the same time we have flexible working hours including overtime compensation and working from home.



How we work
The people at Uniper are the base for our success. One of our core objectives is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our employees to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Providing comprehensive antitrust law advice to the entire Uniper group, particularly in support of Uniper’s operational businesses
  • Supporting the Uniper sales business with respect to issues related to antitrust law
  • Pursuing cartel damage claims out of court as well as in court
  • Supporting Uniper’s antitrust law compliance measures whilst continuously improving the antitrust law part of Uniper’s general compliance management system
  • Representing Uniper before national and international antitrust authorities
  • Representing Uniper in national and international merger control proceedings
  • Providing antitrust law support in litigation and arbitration proceedings
  • Closely cooperating with the global Uniper businesses through active participation in projects
  • Steering of external lawyers



Who we are seeking

  • Fully qualified law degree with excellent qualifications, preferably German qualified lawyer (f/m/d)
  • Relevant professional experience in a corporate environment or international law firm a plus
  • Experience or specific interest in the energy industry
  • Highly developed business acumen and strong analytical skills paired with the ability to explain complex issues in easy words
  • Confident manner, high level of personal initiative and assertiveness
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to manage processes in complex organizations
  • Willingness to become acquainted with new areas of legal expertise and new and complex matters
  • Excellent in German and English both written and spoken


This position is limited for two years.




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Vera Neuerburg

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: DEU-Fixed-term  






Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.